The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.

Trauma, Domestic Abuse and steps to recovery

January 11, 2022

"In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning." —Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning Trauma can be defined as an emotional response to a very stressful, frightening or distres...
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Journaling for recovery

January 4, 2022

“I can shake off everything as I write, my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” Anne Frank Journaling is the process of writing down our thoughts, feelings, plans goals, insights, experiences and observati...
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Generous Donations Will Brighten up Christmas

December 16, 2021

Staff and volunteers from BWP are busy playing Santa’s elves this week, as they deliver Christmas gifts to women, children, and young people across Broxtowe. We have gratefully received hundreds of donations. From c...
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Local Drag Favourite Raises Hundreds for BWP This Christmas

December 14, 2021

One of Eastwood’s most treasured performers, drag artist Mark Preston, has brought a Christmas smile to many, after he raised hundreds of pounds for BWP at one his famous fundraising events. Mark Preston, who perfor...
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Author to join us to celebrate reading

December 9, 2021

We are incredibly exited to have been chosen by Inspire Culture to be part of their ‘I am a reader’ series of workshops in 2022, celebrating the creativity of reading. A group of women supported by BWP will meet w...
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BWP exhibition focus of City of Literature blog piece

November 30, 2021

A free exhibition of poetry, installation art and photography inspired by the personal experiences of survivors of Domestic Abuse is the focus of a powerful blog, written by Eleanor Flowerday, from the Nottingham UNESCO ...
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Join our White Ribbon campaign 2021

November 23, 2021

This year, BWP have been working incredibly hard to share the White Ribbon message. As the first Domestic Abuse charity in the UK to gain White Ribbon accreditation earlier this year, we want as many men as possible to m...
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Thank you for fundraising for BBC Children in Need!

November 18, 2021

Our Children's Outreach service is there for children who have been affected by Domestic Abuse. We offer a range of services to support young people to talk about their experience in a safe and confidential environment. ...
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Actions for happiness

November 10, 2021

Success tends to be determined in economic terms - what we possess, what we earn, the material stuff we have in our lives. Perhaps we’ve got it all wrong. Shouldn’t the currency of success be the happiness we feel ...
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NSPCC and Broxtowe Women’s Project team up for Talk PANTS campaign

November 9, 2021

A popular NSPCC campaign that aims to help keep children safe from sexual abuse has launched in Nottingham. The Talk PANTS campaign sees Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP),  collaborating with the NSPCC to reach out acro...
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